Mag. 3.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 62 km northwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Thursday, 24 December 2015 at 18:10 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 38 km depth
24 Dec 18:32 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 22 minutes.
Depth: 38.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.14°S / 71.78°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (232 km / 144 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
62 km (39 mi) WNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (123 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.6||38 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.6||38 km||36 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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